Department of Political Science
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Ellensburg, WA 98926
Political Science is the study of policies, processes, behavior, and institutions, which have an effect on society, and components of society.
Political Science as a discipline is divided into subfields:
• American Politics: The study of the American political system with a specific focus on political institutions such as the presidency, legislature, and the courts. American politics also includes a study of elections, parties, state and local government, interest groups and the media.
• Comparative Politics: The study and comparison of politics across countries including political institutions, types of governments, economic status, political development, history and culture.
• International Relations: The study of the relationships, conflicts and cooperation among state and non-state actors around the world. This includes theories of international relation, national security, international political economy, international law and organization.
• Political Theory: the study of the normative foundations of political science. This includes the examination of concepts such as justice, freedom, rights, and citizenship.
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